English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Long Fount ( Flg )

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA


Long Fount(Flg)(cf.(la) Founte 1350, 1422, v. funta'spring'; the surname of John de Fonte 1330is more likely to be a Latinised form of atte Welle(v. Well Bottom infra) thanto belong here)